If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.


Royal Family KIDS is hosting a Bunco Fundraiser on Saturday, January 26th

Do your part and support this fundraiser. You can do so with cash @ Estetica Spa & Boutique in Longview or for more details or to purchase online, visit

First-time players are welcome. If you can’t attend you can still partner with them by providing desserts or bunco prizes, donating online or volunteering in other ways throughout the year.

Visit for more info.

Royal Family KIDS puts on free summer camps and mentoring clubs for children in our local foster care system. It’s 100% volunteer-run and donation-based.




Squatch Fest is coming Saturday January 26th @ The Cowlitz County Convention Center from 10a-8p.

World Renowned Speakers

A Kid’s Cave

Food & Craft Vendors

Along w a Brew Mountain Beer Festival

You’ll find something for all ages @ Squatch Fest



Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. More than 300 million people of all ages suffer with depression. Two thirds that suffer with depression in America will go thru life undiagnosed.

An educational program that details the power of lifestyle to keep this condition under control will be coming to our area.

Attend a free introductory session on January 22nd or January 27th @ 7pm @ the Castle Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church located @ 7531 Old Pacific Highway N. in Castle Rock. Or call 360-430-5753.

Come get your life back!!


The 100 Women Who Care 2’nd Anniversary & Winter Quarter Meeting will be held Wednesday, Janaury 30th from 5:30p-7:30p @ the Kelso-Longview Elks, 900 Ash Street in Kelso.

Open to the public and hosted by 100 + Women Who Care Lower Columbia Chapter.

Go to

for more info.


SOUP-OFF!…A fundraiser for the Columbia Theatre will take place Saturday, February 2nd from 6p-9p @ the Monticello Hotel!

10 local restaurants will compete against each other with their best soups!

All in good fun…for a good cause!

Participating restaurants:

Backstage Cafe,Hop N Grape, Long Bell Restaurant, Longview Country Club, Masthead Castaways,Red Kitchen, Silver Star, Teri’s Restaurant, Triangle Tavern, and Urban Saloon & Grill.

Tickets are $60.

For tickets or more info, go to or call the box office @ 360-575-8499


Bring the family to the Heart & Sole 5K, 10K Fun-Run & Walk Saturday, February 9th.

Starts @ 9am @ the Elks Building, 2121 Kessler Boulevard in Longview.

Enjoy our community coming together to promote happy, health families.

To guarantee a t-shirt, bes ure and register by Febrary 1st.

Proceeds benefit the City of Longview Teen Program.


Powered by ‘American Towns’ go to  for more info.




Tickets are now on sale for ‘Love Your Library’, a Valentine’s Eve fundraiser supporting the Woodland Community Library Building Fund.

Te February 13th evening event will feature live music by Pride of the North Bank, a silent auction, and  appetizers,desserts, and drinks.

It will be held @ Peterson’s Red Barn in Woodland.

Tickets are #40 each and can be purchased by calling the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation, 360-906-4703. They also are available at several places in Woodland, including the library @ 770 Park Street,

Pearl & Branch, 1935 Belmont Loop      True Value Hardware, 218 Davidson Avenue, and Woodland Visitors Center, 900 N.Georig St.

‘Love Your Library’ is an event of Friends of Woodland Community Library, which operates under the umbrella of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation, a 501 (c) (3)  nonprofit organization.





































































Angel Closet provides formal dresses and accessories to high school girls in Longview, Kelso and surrounding areas for  Winter Ball at no cost!

Their dress shop has changing rooms and dresses in all sizes and styles!

Angel Closet is located @ 1811 Washington Way in Longview.

Ministry of Valley Christian Fellowship

Here are the Giveaway dates for this school year:







Friday March 8 3p-6p

Saturday March 9  10a-1p


Friday March 29  3p-6p

Saturday March 30  10a-1p


Friday April 12  3p-6p

Saturday April 13  10a-1p


Friday May 3  3p-6p

Saturday May 4  10a-1p


For more information call Angel Closet @ 360-747-7178

or check out their facebook page..







































































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at